By Patrick Munn | October 5, 2018 - 3:56 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: FOX UK has secured the UK rights to TBS' sci-fi comedy People Of Earth, which hails from Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels, after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. People Of Earth will premiere on FOX UK on Tuesday October 30th at 10:30pm.
By Patrick Munn | October 4, 2018 - 8:07 pm | No Comments
Universal TV has acquired the exclusive UK rights to AT&T's Audience network's spy thriller Condor after striking a deal with international distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution. The series will premiere on Universal TV on Monday October 29th at 9pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2018 - 10:38 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Bad news for 12 Monkeys fans. I've learned that SYFY UK has opted not to acquire the fourth and final season of the sci-fi series from their sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution. It is not immediately clear if either Netflix UK or Amazon Prime Video UK - both of whom hold SVOD rights to the first three seasons - will swoop for the final season.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2018 - 7:26 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The fallout from the decision to fire star Clayne Crawford from Lethal Weapon continues. I have learned that ITV has yet to make a call on whether or not to renew their licensing deal for the TV reboot of the feature film series that starred Danny Glover and Mel Gibson.
By Patrick Munn | July 12, 2018 - 6:29 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Kyra Sedgwick's TV comeback is crossing the pond. I've learned that UKTV's Alibi channel has secured the UK rights to Ten Days In The Valley, which marked the Emmy award winner's first regular TV role since The Closer, after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television. I'm told that the series will launch on Alibi next month, though a firm premiere date has not yet been set.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2018 - 11:19 am | No Comments
The Royals are back. More than two years after E! UK dropped it, the scripted drama charting the life of a fictional British Royal Family is returning to the UK on StarzPlay, which launched just today via Amazon Prime Video Channels. As of today, all four seasons of the series are available to stream for StarzPlay subscribers.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2018 - 10:28 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Get Shorty is crossing the pond. I've learned that Sky Atlantic has secured the exclusive UK rights to Epix's dark comedy series starring Chris O’Dowd (Moone Boy) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) after striking a deal with international distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution. Representatives of Sky did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment.
By Patrick Munn | March 19, 2018 - 10:05 am | No Comments
SYFY UK has gone on an acquisitions spree. The NBCU owned and operated genre channel has agreed a bumper deal with Disney Media Distribution for UK rights to Hulu's Marvel series Runaways and the Freeform dramas Siren and Stitchers.